Gasoline Burner, (1894), Langley

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Date

1887-1903

Inventory Number

A19820775000

Physical Description

  • A small, oval-shaped cylinder connected to copper tubing. Please refer to Vol. 27, No. 3, Pl. 12, (vintage 1894) Picture "F" (gasoline burners),"Langley Memoir of Mechanical Flight", p. 57. The object shown in current photographs in TMS "Media" file is the same object in Langley's memoir.
  • Stored with A19820770000

Credit Line

Transferred from the Smithsonian Institution to the United States National Museum.

Country of Origin

United States of America

Materials

Steel; Copper Alloy

Dimensions

  • 3-D: 35.2 x 7 x 4.3cm (13 7/8 x 2 3/4 x 1 11/16 in.)
  • Storage: 40.3 x 29.2 x 6.7cm (15 7/8 x 11 1/2 x 2 5/8 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Type

EQUIPMENT-Test